Welcome to Al-Baseer Foundation
Al-Baseer Foundation was established in 2012 with the aim of providing comprehensive eye care services to the less privileged communities and thus contributing in reduction of avoidable blindness. The foundation was inaugurated by the pioneer and a living legend of Prevention and Control of Blindness Program (Professor Saleh Memon), 1st National Coordinator and currently Executive Director of Al-Ibrahim Eye Hospital in Karachi.
International Agency for Prevention of Blindness
International Agency for Prevention of Blindness includes Al Baseer Foundation’s World Sight Day (WSD) 2018 activities in their recent WSD 2018 activities report as …
Al Baseer Foundation, Karachi Pakistan celebrated World Sight Day 2018 in following ways:
- Arranged a “Small Awareness Raising Walk” around the Al Baseer Eye Hospital located in Karachi
- Conducted a capacity building session at Al Baseer Eye Hospital, Karachi on “Communication and behavioral Skills for eye Health Professional as an integral part of inclusive practices”.
- Organised a “Eye Screening Camp” in different marginalized areas of Karachi and targeted children, women and older people specifically who face variety of issues in accessing eye care services.
“4 out of 5 blind people are needlessly so, join us to reduce avoidable blindness”
Presently, it is estimated that there are nearly 2 million people with blindness and about more than 4 million people who are visually impaired in Pakistan including 1.5 million with severe visual impairment.
Ali Muhammad from Gharo
“I am so happy that I have got my eyes operated at Al-Baseer Eye Hospital free of cost as I could not afford to pay for it”
Cataract & Visual Impairment are major causes of sight loss today. Let’s work together to eliminate avoidable blindness.
“75% of visual impairment can be cured or prevented”
Join us in provision of fully-inclusive comprehensive eye care services.
Your donation will help every person to see the world, who is needlessly blind.
“We believe in comprehensive inclusiveness”
We are working to reduce the burden of avoidable blindness and create an inclusive society where everyone can have their rights including Persons with Disabilities, children, women and other marginalized groups. We work with national and provincial health systems through system strengthening approach for the prevention and treatment of blindness. We are also working in different regions of Africa for provision of comprehensive eye care services.
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